Why Web Banners

The process of web banner ad design Banner ads and landing pages provide an effective way to put your client in front of the exact target audience they want to reach. It is important to have a clear vision of your client’s objectives. Basic banner ads are made of the following simple benefit or offer, emphasis on the offer, call to action and logo. Once you have all of your whats. You then can have fun designing your ad. If you need help designing your banner I have linked my top 5 below. The are all free by the way! 5…

Why We Test?

Photo by José Alejandro Cuffia on Unsplash Just thinking about website design can sometimes can make your brain hurt. With web design  it is not about you. You have to think about who is your audience and who you are trying to reach. As a web designer, you have appeal to your audience, and know know what is appealing to them. One of the ways we do this is AB testing. AB testing is simply creating different varieties or layout of a website and see which one attracts the most out of your target audience. For example, If you were create different layout…

Why Wireframe?

Photo by Galymzhan Abdugalimov on Unsplash For the average person, many do not know how to begin designing a website. There are many strategies into doing so. One of the most vital important steps to creating the website is the layout. This is where everything will be placed on the website including text, images, videos and icons. As a website designer, one of the way to do this is to wireframe a website. Wireframing it simply a layout or blueprint plan of where everything will go on your website. This is important because you don’t want to randomly just start placing items on…

What Makes It Go Faster?

Photo by Lee Campbell on Unsplash Have you ever came to a website and kept refreshing the page or just didn’t even bother looking it up because it took too long to load, you decided to go to another site. As a web designer, these are the things that you have to be careful of. Making your website load as fast as possible separates you from the mediocre from the professional. This is important because you want to attract as many people to your website. In today’s world most people are impatience and don’t want to wait on anything especially website, when there…

Who Are You Attracting?

Photo by Ben Kolde on Unsplash Have you ever went to a website that really didn’t appeal to you.? It seemed as if it was made for old people, but selling for young adults or kids. One of the reason is it didn’t not cater to its target audience. One of the first steps while creating a website is knowing who your who your target audience is who do want to appeal to or your customers you are trying to get to purchase your product. To reach your target audience you must study them. In an article on Convince&Convert.com by Jordan Loftis, it…

What I Love About InDesign!

Photo by Matan Segev on Unsplash InDesign is an underrated software. As a designer, InDesign is one of the best when it comes down printing and Webb, especially when creating documents like letterheads magazines and brochures. I have five top tools that are the most useful in InDesign in my opinion. The first would be the select tool. This tool allows you to select anything and move it to where it needed on you artboard. The second is the text tool. The text tool allows you to insert words into your document. From here you are also able to choose whatever font of…

How To Create A Gif!

There are many ways to create a gif. If you wasn’t sure on how to create a gif here is a quick way to create one. First on illustrator you select the pieces that you want to animate. Each piece that you want to animate you will export by right-clicking and selecting export selection. Once you have selected each piece you want animate, you will then export them into a file. Then you will open app Photoshop from there you will import import the files by going to file then import the video frames to layers. Once you have your…

What Colors Are Best!

Photo by Alexandru Acea on Unsplash Have you ever worked on a project for a presentation for someone and had the perfect colors drawn out, then you went to upload the presentation on a outdated computer and realize that some of your colors are different than what you picked out. One of the reasons this happens is because you didn’t use safe web colors. Safe web colors are colors that are just that safe for the web. It is not as common as back in the day, but some people’s computers do not carry certain colors which will not allow you to showcase…

The Top Ten!

Photo by Saulo Mohana on Unsplash When you’re new to the field multimedia designer sometimes it can get hard to know which direction you want to take with your degree. As I was researching jobs these where my top 10. Multimedia Artist Creative Director Architecture Engineer Drafter Graphic Designer Product Designer Logo Designer Animator Photo Editor Photographer Web Designer These job range from about 30,00 to 100,000 a year. Its you path in which you decide, I hope this list helps you on you journey to success.